Classic Shell is another free Start menu modifier software for Windows. It actually provides you another Start menu along with the default one. So, you can still use the built-in Start menu with the new one.
There are total three Start menu styles that you can choose from, which are Classic Style, Classic with two columns, and Windows 7 style. It comes with many types of skins: Metro, Metallic, Midnight, Windows 8, Windows Aero, etc. It lets you drag and drop applications to move them in desired folders category. Some of these categories are Document, Picture, Music, Games, etc. Also, you can drag any file and drop it to supported application listed in the Start menu to quickly open it.
Like other software, it also lets you change the Start button. You can either choose Aero or Classic button, or use Custom option to use any image from your PC as a replacement of Start button icon. It provides you an option to decide menu items to appear in the Start menu. Also, you can create a backup of Menu settings as XML file. Additionally, it provides you options to customize main menu, menu look, context menu, language, sound, etc.